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The Chinese Internet industry is coming of age, as some of its biggest players prepare to start new chapters as publicly traded companies in the US.
eBay rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $56.74. Google fell $16.26 or 1.4 percent, to $1172.80. Groupon Inc. rose$. 12 or 1.5 percent, to $8.36.
eBay rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $56.86. Google fell $6.65 or. 6 percent, to $1182.41. Groupon Inc. rose$. 27 or 3.3 percent, to $8.51.
eBay rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $56.84. Google fell $8.71 or. 7 percent, to $1180.35. Groupon Inc. rose$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $8.27.
The Wikipedia founder and Facebook boss slammed the U.S. government over its electronic surveillance methods.
eBay fell $1.28 or 2.2 percent, to $56.70. Yahoo fell$. 27 or. 7 percent, to $37.23. Zynga Inc. fell$. 27 or 4.7 percent, to $5.52.
In a Rolling Stone interview, Bill Gates said that Microsoft was also looking to buy the company, noting that it has a very large user base.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 13- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government's electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he'd personally called President Barack Obama to voice his displeasure.
There's a good chance the NSA has posed as popular sites to steal information, security experts said.
SAN FRANCISCO/ SEATTLE, March 13- It may be one of Microsoft Corp's biggest squandered opportunities. The speed with which apps like Quip have been adopted is forcing Microsoft to intensify its efforts to bring the powerful but ageing Office software suite to tablets and smartphones, according to people close to the company.
BOSTON, March 13- Lookout, the mobile security software maker, named telecommunications industry veteran Jim Dolce as chief executive officer on Thursday, succeeding company co-founder John Hering.
March 13- Videoconferencing equipment maker Polycom Inc said it eliminated the position of chief operating officer at a time when the company is cutting costs to better compete against rivals such as Cisco and Google. Eric Brown, who was also the chief financial officer, will leave the company "to pursue other opportunities," Polycom said on Thursday.
Last month, Google's late-stage investment arm, Google Capital, announced a $40 million investment in Renaissance. Google has a longstanding interest in education, including building learning apps as part of its Google Play for Education initiative.
Four U.S. tech firms hold about $124 billion in U.S. Treasurys, earning them tax-free interest, the U.K.'s Bureau of Investigative Journalism said.
March 13- Readers of some of the top U.S. news sites are more engaged when they go directly to the website rather than through Facebook, according to a study from the Pew Research Center released on Monday. Direct visitors also view about five times as many pages per month as those coming through Facebook referrals or through search engines such as Google Inc..
Treasury debt, much of it offshore, earning them tax-free interest, the UK's Bureau of Investigative Journalism said on Thursday. The finding means Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp, Google Inc and Cisco Systems Inc hold a large proportion of the $254.9 billion held in their foreign subsidiaries in U.S.
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eBay rose$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $57.98. Google rose $7.31 or. 6 percent, to $1207.30. Groupon Inc. rose$. 33 or 4.0 percent, to $8.60.
March 12- Herbalife Ltd said on Wednesday that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission had opened an inquiry into its operations, news that briefly sent the nutrition and weight loss company's share price down more than 16 percent.
BRUSSELS, March 12- European lawmakers put pressure on EU countries on Wednesday to shield citizens' privacy, warning that they could block a trade deal with the United States if governments did not take a tougher stance on snooping.